Aitken Turnbull Architects

Borders architect steps down to concentrate on pioneering dementia technology

A director at Borders architectural practice Aitken Turnbull is stepping down after 21 years to continue the development of an innovative technology created to improve the quality of life for people living with dementia.

Published 4 December 2020

Green light for Eildon’s extra care housing plan at old Kelso High School

Eildon Housing’s plan to convert the former Kelso High School into 34 extra care flats has gained planning permission from Borders councillors.

Published 11 December 2019

Loreburn Housing Association given green light for Stranraer dementia facility and youth foyer

Loreburn Housing Association has been given the go-ahead by Dumfries and Galloway Council to build dementia-friendly housing alongside an innovative ‘Youth Foyer’ on the site of the former Garrick Hospital in Stranraer.

Published 15 January 2018

New virtual reality device to help design dementia-friendly buildings

A new virtual reality device has been launched that will help architects and designers create dementia-friendly buildings and spaces by understanding how dementia can affect a person’s vision.

Published 22 February 2017